Category: Clubs & Classes

Don Shields to speak at AAUW meeting

Governor George W.P. Hunt

Barbara Stewart Don Shields, retired teacher, and Governor George W. P. Hunt, portrayer, will speak at the meeting of the American Association of University Women on Monday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m. at Oakwood Country Club Ballroom. Mr. Shields uses a voice and mannerisms reminiscent of speakers of the time to bring the framer of…

Spirit of the Desert Gourd Patch

Pat Richards created this southwestern gourd totem.

Nancy Zier The gourd totem shown was created by Pat Richards combining various southwestern motifs and lots of beautiful colors on her five-canteen tower; great job, Patti. Our members (both here and away) have worked these past few months on our travelling gourd which will be on display in front of the Competition Building at…

Other Card Results

Tuesday Cribbage 8/4. 1st Stan Wengzyn 13-68, 2nd Rudy Gerstner 12-64, Low Richard Lewin 2-120 8/11. 1st Bill Bade 10-49, 2nd Neil Olin 10-33, 3rd Cherie Dankas 10-26, Low Rudy Gerstner 4-78 8/18. 1st Lydia Kolsch 15-99, 2nd Richard Lewin 12-54, 3rd Bill Bade 9-38, Low Dan Flicker 5-57, 23 Hand Lydia Kolsch, Perfect Score…

Bridge classes at Sun Lakes

Gordon Markham Gordon Markham resumes his bridge classes in October. Have fun while exercising your brain. Expand your social circle. All courses will run from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. in the Bradford Room at Oakwood Country Club. Competitive Bidding This follows Beginning or Boot Camp Bridge. Tuesdays, November 3 to December 8, six weeks, $60,…

Come join the Chess Club

Arthur Fink The Sun Lakes Chess Club invites you to join us, whether you are a beginner or a grandmaster chess player. We meet every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to  3:00 p.m. in the Oakwood Clubhouse Greenbriar C Room. Come early or come late; you are always welcome. There are no dues or membership fees.…

Cotillion Dance Club update

Fred and Linda Smith at last season’s Valentine dinner dance

Rob Spade The photo depicts Fred and Linda Smith entering last season’s Love is a Many Splendored Thing Valentine Dinner Dance. Fred and Linda hail from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a province that is easy to draw but hard to pronounce. They met in a Calculus 222 class at the University of Saskatchewan and were married shortly after…

Sun Lakes Writers’ Group

Summer in Arizona Diane Keneally I’ve heard it told that the desert heat can fry a man or woman’s bones if left too long in the hot sun. There are myths and truths abounding about those lost in the ills and plains of the deserts. Why complain though? Isn’t it a DRY HEAT? What is…

Computer Booters open the season

President Janet Quade

Patricia Hill The September 1 Computer Booter meeting was a great success. Nancy Roberts of the Community Assistance Program (CAP) educated us on the medical flash drives being sold by the Sun Lakes Fire Department and Allan Levy discussed external file storage options. The flash drives contain your emergency medical and contact information. Forms are…

Pulaski Club upcoming events

P. Chojnacki October 4, Pulaski Day Dinner and Dance Varitones Dance Band, 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Dinner 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.; members $15, nonmembers $20, kids 7 to 14 half price, under 7 free. Reservations requested 480-209-8527 or 602-275-9329 October 11, Dance Two’s Company with Tom and Suzie Novak, 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. October 24, Casino Night (non-Polka…